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Open Roads, June | Lot 169

1955 Beck Porsche 550 Spyder Replica by Chamonix Karosserie

$37,000 USD | Sold

United States | Stuart, Florida

23 - 30 June 2021


Chassis No.
Body No.
Documents
117255380
550 000 829
US Title
  • Well executed and faithful recreation of the venerable Porsche 550 Spyder—among the very best of its kind
  • Odometer showed less than 12,000 kilometers (7,500 miles) at time of cataloguing
  • Hand-laid fiberglass body over steel tube-frame chassis patterned after the original
  • High-performance package featuring upgraded 2,165 cubic-inch air-cooled flat four-cylinder paired with four-speed manual transmission
  • Fully adjustable twin torsion I-beam front suspension; torsion bar with adjustable spring plates rear suspension
  • 15-inch polished wheels; front disc and rear drum brakes
  • Finished in high-quality silver clearcoat with period-style Mobil Oil pegasus livery and Karosserie Wendler Reutlingen badging
  • Full leather interior with vintage-style wood-rimmed steering wheel, instrumentation and lap belts
  • Full-size spare located aft of engine, under rear clamshell
  • An accessible option for the discerning enthusiast seeking to enjoy the unfiltered driving exhilaration of Porsche’s race-winning 550 Spyder
Please note that this lot is titled as a 1967 Volkswagen.

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